Positive NYT article about Dell and Ubuntu

Ian Malone ibmalone at gmail.com
Sat Oct 6 22:59:39 UTC 2007

Karl Larsen wrote:
> Aaron Konstam wrote:

>> I recently put Ubuntu 7.4 on one of my machines in order to see the
>> Ubuntu (Debian way). Synaptic has some advantages over yum based
>> installers but all in all using Ubuntu makes me feel like I am in a box.
>> I am still stuck not being able to add an alternate repository to my
>> repository list. So far adding software resolves itself to compiling
>> rather than finding the equivalent binary rpm.

>    Aaron your NOT a Windows person. A Windows person likes to see a box 
> that already has all he/she will ever want. They want to USE WHAT THEY 
> HAVE. You want to be able to change at will almost anything.

Of course what they get is a machine with a web browser,
notepad, a basic paint application and solitaire.


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